Gallantry medals for RNLI

Two lifeboat men from Porthcawl are receiving their gallantry medals for rescuing a woman from floodwaters in Devon.

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Porthcawl RNLI volunteers awarded Gallantry medals

Two RNLI volunteers at Porthcawl life station who rescued a woman from a swollen river are to be awarded Gallantry medals *- *one of the Institution's highest accolade.

Helmsman Chris Missen and Paul Eastment were working with a flood rescue team when they saved Vanessa Glover of Devon who was holding onto tree branches.

Chris Missen says being awarded a Gallantry medal is a great honour.

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